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by bgm
Wed Nov 11, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q4 2020
Replies: 587
Views: 94000

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q4 2020

But with your use of !'s I have to assume you are speaking from emotion. I'll stick to the data from the test flights. Rich coming from someone who said Boeing should sue for libel against anyone critical of the MAX. :) Anyway, although I personally will avoid this aircraft, it's good to see this s...

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by bgm
Sat Nov 07, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 104466

Re: Official Election thread

Elkadad313 wrote:
Olddog wrote:
The fun part is that Kamala Harris should become the 47th president around 2022...

Joe won't last that long. Mid 2020 at most.


Is this prediction going to be as accurate as your debate predictions? :duck:

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by bgm
Sat Nov 07, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: D Trump Jr looks like a type that can trigger wars
Replies: 53
Views: 3785

Re: D Trump Jr looks like a type that can trigger wars

Aaron747 wrote:
It's the coke. Don Jr has looked batshit nuts for several months now, even moreso than in the previous few years. He is always a red-faced, sniffling, hyperventilating, fast-talking wreck these days.


You just need to look at his eyes to see he’s as high as a kite.

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by bgm
Fri Nov 06, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Mail-in Voting going to change the game going forward?
Replies: 47
Views: 2436

Re: Is Mail-in Voting going to change the game going forward?

ArcticSEA wrote:
It's already normal in many US states. If we are going to rely on it nationwide going forward, the USPS needs to be adequately (and fairly) governed and substantially modernized.


and a postmaster general who isn't actively trying to sabotage it.

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by bgm
Fri Nov 06, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 104466

Re: Official Election thread

If Trump loses, his time in politics is finished for good I suspect. With the mountains of indictments probably dropping on his head he may be finished, period. best regards Thomas Anyone want to place bets that if Trump loses, he'll be on a one way flight out on Jan 20th to a country without an ex...

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by bgm
Thu Nov 05, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 104466

Re: Official Election thread

Presidential spiritual adviser Paula White is currently leading an impassioned prayer service in an effort to secure Trump's reelection. https://mobile.twitter.com/Soapmoine/status/1324286193106898944?s=07 and for those who want a bit of music with their craziness, here is the Eminem version: https:...

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by bgm
Thu Nov 05, 2020 2:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 104466

Re: Official Election thread

It's crazy that so many Latinos in the US support Trump. Yes, hard to believe that defunding the police, court packing and transgender bathrooms didn't appeal to them. Major mystery. Who advocated for specific bathrooms for trans people? Must've missed that. Thought they were advocating using the b...

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by bgm
Thu Nov 05, 2020 2:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 104466

Re: Official Election thread

DIRECTFLT wrote:
Patience


Tell that to your deranged cult leader.

Trump to his supporters: don't mail in your ballot, it's fraud!
Also, Trump: why are none of the mail in ballots for me?

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by bgm
Mon Nov 02, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why US Presidential Election Results Are Determined By Electoral College And Not Popular Votes?
Replies: 133
Views: 7300

Re: Why US Presidential Election Results Are Determined By Electoral College And Not Popular Votes?

Why did they set up the Electoral College in the first place?. Because The Founders felt that densely populated areas would have too much power in a national election. It's fundamentally wrong, because you're giving some Americans a stronger vote than others. Isn't everyone supposed to be equal? Th...

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by bgm
Wed Oct 28, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tony Bobulinski
Replies: 88
Views: 3615

Re: Tony Bobulinski

I may know why it isn't being discussed here, but let's give it a go. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pg8yFvUD8I&t=1847s Tony Bobulinski got slandered by Adam Schiff. Adam Schiff who believes the Russians about Trump, now claims this is Russian disinformation. Bobulinski, a self-avowed democra...

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by bgm
Wed Oct 28, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tony Bobulinski
Replies: 88
Views: 3615

Re: Tony Bobulinski

but a President selling his name to a guy laundering money for the Iranian revolutionary Guards is ok apparently.... Trump Hotel Baku anyone? best regards Thomas I'm assuming you know what a logical fallacy is? Looks like Biden is dirtier than Trump..... much dirtier. :rotfl: so you’ve seen Trump’s...

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by bgm
Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do Republicans have the votes to confirm SCOTUS Justice in 2020?
Replies: 505
Views: 25993

Re: Do Republicans have the votes to confirm SCOTUS Justice in 2020?

It's happening . . . Monday ! ! ! https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/522662-gop-clears-key-hurdle-on-barretts-supreme-court-nomination-setting-up-monday I love the smell of confirming SCOTUS Justices in the morning.... It smells like VICTORY !! Smells like sh*t. But fear not, the courts will be pa...

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by bgm
Sun Oct 25, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Have you voted in the US Election yet?
Replies: 47
Views: 2701

Re: Have you voted in the US Election yet?

No, I believe in voting on election day. I'm a big believer on voting on actual election day as well. Curious as to what the rationale behind that is? Why wouldn't you vote early, either by mail in ballot or in person? What if something happens on election day that delays or prohibits you from voti...

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NIKV69 wrote:
Doesn't "Justice Barrett" have a nice ring to it? Schumer's head exploding.

https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/24/politics ... index.html


I think the Handmaid’s Justice is more accurate.

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by bgm
Wed Oct 21, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do Republicans have the votes to confirm SCOTUS Justice in 2020?
Replies: 505
Views: 25993

Re: Do Republicans have the votes to confirm SCOTUS Justice in 2020?

It looks like the fat lady will sing on Monday October 26. We will have our newest supreme court judge Amy Coney Barrett. https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/521913-senate-to-vote-monday-to-confirm-amy-coney-barrett-to-supreme-court Barring some untoward event, seems that way. Looking forward an 11...

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by bgm
Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My prediction for the presidential debates
Replies: 270
Views: 22162

Re: My prediction for the presidential debates

So... Trump is the one with the "failing memory". I would think anyone headed into a presidential debate would be cognizant of whether or not he had taken a negative (or positive) test... but Trump, again, breaks with whatever any competent, non-delusional human being would do... :roll: :...

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by bgm
Thu Oct 15, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Social Media Misinformation Fuels Outrage
Replies: 55
Views: 2779

Re: How Social Media Misinformation Fuels Outrage

Do we really need any more lessons after watching what the NYPost did yesterday by not vetting a story out and just running with it? What it all means is that people need to have their BS detectors turned on and paying attention to those that would manipulate them. I think you mis-spelled "The...

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by bgm
Thu Oct 15, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Censorship And The Hunter Biden Story
Replies: 31
Views: 1206

Re: Censorship And The Hunter Biden Story

If you're going to stitch someone up, at least try and do a better job next time.

Talk about amateur hour... :rotfl:

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by bgm
Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Censorship And The Hunter Biden Story
Replies: 31
Views: 1206

Re: Censorship And The Hunter Biden Story

So the story that Biden lied and was involved and knew of his son's business with Burisma is I think a nothing burger. The same way the NYtimes expose on Trump's taxes. Nothing we did not know. What makes this story blow up, is how social media conglomerates started covering for Biden ASAP. That's ...

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by bgm
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Censorship And The Hunter Biden Story
Replies: 31
Views: 1206

Re: Censorship And The Hunter Biden Story

The stench of desperation is strong with the Trump campaign it seems. They know they’re losing and now they’re just throwing shit everywhere to see if any of it sticks.

Lest we forget that Trump is an impeached President. Impeached because of dodgy dealings with Ukraine.

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by bgm
Tue Oct 13, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thirteen Militiamen Nabbed In Michigan Kidnap Plot Against Gov. Whitmer
Replies: 100
Views: 5776

Re: Thirteen Militiamen Nabbed In Michigan Kidnap Plot Against Gov. Whitmer

NIKV69 wrote:
Stop blaming Trump he is a small part in this.


A small but nonetheless significant part. Thanks for admitting that.

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by bgm
Tue Oct 13, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Trump file for Bankruptcy if Biden wins the Election
Replies: 50
Views: 3829

Re: Will Trump file for Bankruptcy if Biden wins the Election

I thought the whole point of the racket was to go into politics a pauper who has never worked a day in the private sector in their lives and come out a multi-millionaire with a compound in Martha's Vineyard, not the other way round - what gives? What gives? The fact that if you're a crap businessma...

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by bgm
Tue Oct 13, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should government fund private cashless payments?
Replies: 57
Views: 2417

Re: Should government fund private cashless payments?

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
Cash is liberty, always carry a few hundred, just in case.


Cash is filthy (yes really, you don't want to know what's on those bills) Iand outdated. The sooner it's done away with the better.

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by bgm
Sun Oct 11, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY Times obtains Trump's Taxes
Replies: 295
Views: 25836

Re: NY Times obtains Trump's Taxes

Of course they are. In the stretch run to the election the NYT and everyone in the media will just say anything to get Biden to the finish line. Just like Harry Reid accused Romney of tax evasion with absolutely no evidence. Making up a lie to sway opinion in an election is a far left tactic and it...

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by bgm
Sun Oct 11, 2020 3:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thirteen Militiamen Nabbed In Michigan Kidnap Plot Against Gov. Whitmer
Replies: 100
Views: 5776

Re: Thirteen Militiamen Nabbed In Michigan Kidnap Plot Against Gov. Whitmer

Also, what the hell is this obsession of starting a civil war? If you don't like D governers, then move to a state with an R governer. Simple And if you want to live in a quasi-theocracy, we even have that as an option in the American Samoa and northern Marina islands, where abortion is illegal and...

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by bgm
Sat Oct 10, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Any Trump Supreme Court Justice be Impeached if Joe Biden Becomes President
Replies: 29
Views: 1936

Re: Will Any Trump Supreme Court Justice be Impeached if Joe Biden Becomes President

NIKV69 wrote:
Short answer, No. I think we saw what happens when you misuse the impeachment process.


Yep. Bill Clinton agrees with you.

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by bgm
Fri Oct 09, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thirteen Militiamen Nabbed In Michigan Kidnap Plot Against Gov. Whitmer
Replies: 100
Views: 5776

Re: Thirteen Militiamen Nabbed In Michigan Kidnap Plot Against Gov. Whitmer

NIKV69 wrote:
Stop going on about how you are going to confiscate guns. It's this and other toxic rhetoric that riles these crazies up.


You mean like 'LIBERATE MICHIGAN!' by a certain individual? Toxic rhetoric like that perhaps? :sarcastic:

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by bgm
Fri Oct 09, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP Senator comes out against Democracy
Replies: 92
Views: 3854

Re: GOP Senator comes out against Democracy

What is ‘prospefity’?

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by bgm
Thu Oct 08, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Vice President's Debate
Replies: 53
Views: 2475

Re: The Vice President's Debate

I wish she had called Pence on it when he started talking about Trump's "health plan". She could have reminded him that they've had four years and have nothing. Agreed, I thought exactly the same thing. I'm happy with Harris' performance, she held her own which is all she needed to do. Pe...

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by bgm
Tue Oct 06, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID
Replies: 332
Views: 24358

Re: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID

Is anyone even remotely surprised by Trump's appalling behavior? If any of those WH staff subsequently die from Covid-19, Trump will have blood on his hands.

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by bgm
Tue Sep 29, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vote-by-mail fraud in action
Replies: 20
Views: 2069

Re: Vote-by-mail fraud in action

Seriously, if you peeps have so many problems voting (and it seems that any way of voting in the US has huge problems - mail-in, proxy, in-person) then how do you call yourselves a true democracy? Voting isn't hard, how do you peeps make it so hard? It’s the same thing with guns and healthcare. Wha...

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by bgm
Tue Sep 29, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY Times obtains Trump's Taxes
Replies: 295
Views: 25836

Re: NY Times obtains Trump's Taxes

I really hope that you are correct, however, I don't think any of his supporters will care. In fact, I am guessing they will be proud of their leader. I think the real takeaway here is that it hurts him personally, as the people he so wishes would adore him have further confirmation of what a tool ...

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by bgm
Tue Sep 29, 2020 12:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Extreme Left
Replies: 225
Views: 12701

Re: Extreme Left

afcjets wrote:
MaverickM11 wrote:
afcjets wrote:

Not for immigrants.

Uh...what? You care about immigrants?


Of course.


Even the kids put in cages or the women given forced hysterectomies?

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by bgm
Mon Sep 28, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY Times obtains Trump's Taxes
Replies: 295
Views: 25836

Re: NY Times obtains Trump's Taxes

If Trump was as rich as he says he is, he’d mail out the details to every last citizen on the back of a postcard. We’ve known he’s a fraud for 40+ years. And not even a good one. If the reporting is correct, and there is no reason to doubt that, Trump would essentially be instantly bankrupt when he...

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by bgm
Mon Sep 28, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY Times obtains Trump's Taxes
Replies: 295
Views: 25836

Re: NY Times obtains Trump's Taxes

There's always a tweet for everything: https://scontent.ftpa1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/120304558_1566734196844351_5712578432630500038_o.png?_nc_cat=110&_nc_sid=730e14&_nc_ohc=3j3BYDO6ppAAX_IJ85M&_nc_ht=scontent.ftpa1-1.fna&oh=fd2c957cc4db74ebc4f62347e446e6b6&oe=5F97E921 This has ...

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by bgm
Sat Sep 26, 2020 12:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: POTUS Doesn’t Commit to Peaceful Transition of Power
Replies: 74
Views: 5775

Re: POTUS Doesn’t Commit to Peaceful Transition of Power

Trump could stay in power even if he doesn’t win the election. The Constitution allows it. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/trump-could-stay-in-power-even-if-he-doesnt-win-the-election-the-constitution-allows-it/2020/09/24/d9371bb0-fe97-11ea-9ceb-061d646d9c67_story.html?outputType=amp This is...

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by bgm
Fri Sep 25, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: POTUS supporters and voter intimidation
Replies: 19
Views: 1101

Re: POTUS supporters and voter intimidation

Signs and persons at polling places are kept 100 feet from the entrance, if the snowflakes going to vote can’t handle this “pressure” then maybe they should re examine their lives and not leave their homes. Polling places in my town have had persons on and off over the years holding signs, etc, and...

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by bgm
Fri Sep 25, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Louisville prepares for Breonna Taylor decision
Replies: 110
Views: 6844

Re: Louisville prepares for Breonna Taylor decision

Not in the least. Breonna died because the officers went on a no knock, and fired indiscriminately inside. Taylor wasn't the one firing the weapon. Yeah this bothers me too. If the boyfriend was the one firing believing it was a break in and the cops return fire how did she wind up with multiple gu...

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by bgm
Thu Sep 24, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: POTUS Doesn’t Commit to Peaceful Transition of Power
Replies: 74
Views: 5775

Re: POTUS Doesn’t Commit to Peaceful Transition of Power

Well, at least Trump will have these delightful people to support him: Warning: some of these photos are NSFW. https://www.flickr.com/photos/acrider/sets/72157716039055761 Bonus points if anyone can explain why the lady is wearing genitalia on her mask. Who knew white supremacists were partial to so...

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by bgm
Thu Sep 24, 2020 12:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do Republicans have the votes to confirm SCOTUS Justice in 2020?
Replies: 505
Views: 25993

Re: Do Republicans have the votes to confirm SCOTUS Justice in 2020?

What’s truly disgusting is the infantile temper tantrum being wailed by the Democrats that, because RBG guesses wrong in 2016 and didn’t live until the next Democratic President, they have the right and duty to upend 230 years of settled practice on D.C. and 150 years of law on the SCOTUS structure...

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by bgm
Wed Sep 23, 2020 1:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possibly of Everything Closing Down Across Northern Hemisphere in Fall 2020
Replies: 309
Views: 27967

Re: Possibly of Everything Closing Down Across Northern Hemisphere in Fall 2020

Ok? The US population is 328 million. Posting raw numbers like that is completely disingenuous. That would be approximately 0.06% of the population. I do not want to destroy our economy for that. Perhaps a little disingenuous. Maybe the poster could talk about the daily number of deaths, for which ...

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by bgm
Wed Sep 23, 2020 1:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do Republicans have the votes to confirm SCOTUS Justice in 2020?
Replies: 505
Views: 25993

Re: Do Repulicans have the votes to confirm SCOTUS Justice in 2020?

The "trend" will be destroyed by Democrats as more and more people flee democratic-run cities that have skyrocketing crime, no law enforcement, and violent anarchists roaming freely. The GOP is in good shape for the long haul, as the 538 article I shared above demonstrates. The Dems will ...

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by bgm
Tue Sep 22, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do Republicans have the votes to confirm SCOTUS Justice in 2020?
Replies: 505
Views: 25993

Re: Do Repulicans have the votes to confirm SCOTUS Justice in 2020?

I am saying the same Senators who insisted We The People decide because the vacancy came too close to the election are the same Senators who want to ram through a nominee because MAGA. There are two sets of rules. One for Republicans and one for the rest of us. They need to stick to the rules they ...

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by bgm
Fri Sep 18, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My prediction for the presidential debates
Replies: 270
Views: 22162

Re: My prediction for the presidential debates

Another indefensible moment - here’s Trump ridiculing the social status of his audience...and they are lapping it right the hell up. https://twitter.com/alexnazaryan/status/1306778382424854529?s=21 Truth is stranger than fiction. This is not surprising, given he also apparently thinks his supporter...

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by bgm
Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Scientists protest the man in the white house picking climate Skeptic to head NOAA
Replies: 23
Views: 1551

Re: Scientists protest the man in the white house picking climate Skeptic to head NOAA

windy95 wrote:
I will fix your headline for you


(Political) Scientists protest President Trumps picking of climate realist to head NOAA


Are you just trolling?

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by bgm
Mon Sep 14, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possibly of Everything Closing Down Across Northern Hemisphere in Fall 2020
Replies: 309
Views: 27967

Re: Possibly of Everything Closing Down Across Northern Hemisphere in Fall 2020

I am a believer the virus exists The fact that you even have to state that is embarrassing in and of itself. The Democrats want nothing better than to see the economy tank so they can run Trump out of office. Hate to break it to you but the economy is going to tank regardless. Saving as many human ...

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by bgm
Mon Sep 14, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Knew...
Replies: 82
Views: 4622

Re: Trump Knew...

Trump blamed Chy-na for withholding information and playing it down.


Think about that for a moment.

I guess the Chinese didn't want to panic people either, right?

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by bgm
Mon Sep 14, 2020 2:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possibly of Everything Closing Down Across Northern Hemisphere in Fall 2020
Replies: 309
Views: 27967

Re: Possibly of Everything Closing Down Across Northern Hemisphere in Fall 2020

Or you could take care of yourself and make your own decisions. What a concept. No one can force you to leave your home. Stop ruining life for the rest of us though. How about people who selfishly don't follow advice on masks/distancing and spread it around stop ruining it for the rest of us who ar...

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by bgm
Mon Sep 14, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possibly of Everything Closing Down Across Northern Hemisphere in Fall 2020
Replies: 309
Views: 27967

Re: Possibly of Everything Closing Down Across Northern Hemisphere in Fall 2020

Or you could take care of yourself and make your own decisions. What a concept. No one can force you to leave your home. Stop ruining life for the rest of us though. How about people who selfishly don't follow advice on masks/distancing and spread it around stop ruining it for the rest of us who ar...

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by bgm
Sun Sep 06, 2020 1:46 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Who want to fly the Max when it’s back ?
Replies: 52
Views: 4997

Re: Who want to fly the Max when it’s back ?

The people who are irrationally scared to fly the MAX are the same ones who irrationally fear the corona. Folks that are scared of their own shadows. I can’t wait to fly the MAX for my first time. The families of 185,000+ in the US and the families of the 346 who died on the 737 MAX beg to differ. ...

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